Bike maintenance can seem tricky, but if you avoid these mistakes your whole riding experience could be changed. Plus, its one less visit to the bike mechanic.
Cyclists can be a proud and stubborn bunch, and there are a few things we hold tight to our chest, not daring to admit.
1) They're just as rubbish at fixing punctures as you...
How well do you really know your bike? Two wheels? Check. Brakes that work when you apply them? Check. Gets you from A to B? Check.
But it's not as simple as it may look....
Got a winning lottery ticket just burning a hole in the bottom if your pocket? This is the way to spend it.
These are some of the most expensive bikes in the world, probably too...
As cyclists we sometimes get thrown in all sorts of pigeonholes that we disagree with, however here are 9 stereotypes that we just can't deny.
What cycling stereotype do you...
A long time spent on your bike, means a long time spent with your thoughts, which can often lead to some interesting conversations with yourself.
Here is The Cycling Bug's 70...
Carbon bikes: Super light, super speedy and usually super expensive.
They don't have to be things to dream about, and not all of them have to break the bank, you just have to...
Gone are the days where all you needed to pull off a successful bike ride was a helmet and some leg power.
Now it's all about using technology to help you ride at your best,...
The saying goes, that muscles are made in the kitchen, and whilst training and exercise is important it's vital to eat just the right things to ensure your legs are as strong as...
Choosing a bike can be a daunting task, especially if you have no direction. Hybrid bikes are perfect if you want the best of both worlds, they're not as expensive as carbon road...
As we get older there are many health benefits from jumping on the saddle, but there are a couple of things that you wont find out until you hit the middle age mark.
You may be fit...
With Christmas been and gone you might be turning your thoughts to the new machine you've got your eye on. It can sometimes be slightly overwhelming walking into a bike shop and...
Since bikes were first ridden, cyclists have developed a peculiar array of preoccupations and habits that signify their commitment to the sport.
Here at The Cycling Bug we've...
It was incredibly difficult not to ditch the laptops, grab our bikes, and head to the nearest travel agent when writing this article.
But somehow we resisted, completing a tantalising...
We get asked the same questions over and over again. And quite frankly we are bored of it.
So to set things straight, these are questions you should just never ask a cyclist.
It's not just you, don't worry. There are some things that every cyclists just wants to scream: 'NOOOOOOOOO!' at.
Here's 6 of them...
We all know the feeling you get when you cross the line after what seems to be the longest sportive of your life.
Here are some pictures that may bring back a few memories.
Cyclists are a certain type that are like no others, and sometimes we can show our commitment by doing slightly unusual things that makes us definitely addicted to the sports.
As cyclists, it's fair to say we have our share of haters, however we want to set things straight.
Here are 6 things that people say about cyclists that are just total BS.
Sometimes cycling stores can be intimidating places.
If you don’t instantly demonstrate a worldly knowledge of bikes then you can be met with a contemptuous sneer from a sales...
We've already told you about some amazing budget bikes that won't break the bank, however sometimes it's worth splashing the cash on something a little more extravagant...
With so much in the news recently about cycling safety we wanted to give you some tips to keep you safe.
Learn The Cycling Bug’s rules of the road below – they might just save your...
There are hundreds of apps available for cyclists , so knowing which ones are worth a download is a tricky decision.
These 5 are not only some of the best, but can even make you...
Cycling can be an expensive business and there’s no more costly bit of kit than the bike itself.
That’s why The Cycling Bug has come up with a list of the 8 best bikes to buy...
Cycling to work = good, and there are definitely certain types we see on our road.
So look out for them on your way to work.
What type of commuter are you?
Tell us here...
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